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Uganda’s fiscal deficit is worrying: Minister Musasizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Finance in charge of General Duties, Henry Musasizi has raised concerns over the country’s high fiscal deficit saying it’s worrying. Parliament in May this year passed a budget of 48.1 trillion shillings for the financial year 2022/23. However, out of the total …

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Two URA employees awarded UGX 400m for torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Uganda Revenue Authority employees have been awarded 400 million Shillings as compensation for the torture they were subjected to while in detention. The two employees; Robert Asiimwe Akanga, a Customs Officer and driver Stevens Kalenga were separately arrested on allegations of stealing USD …

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Youth call for tax waivers on their enterprises

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Youths from across the country have urged government to waive off taxes on youth enterprises that have been earmarked to benefit from the Parish Development Model (PDM). The youths made this call during a plenary meeting of the Fifth National Youth Parliament where they observed that …

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Kyagulanyi asks gov’t to suspend taxes on vegetable oil, wheat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has asked the government to suspend taxes on crude vegetable oil and wheat. According to Kyagulanyi, the majority of the common people in the ghettos largely survive on meals made from wheat and oil, which are …

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Experts, gov’t differ on price control policies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Experts and think-tanks have warned the government against introducing policies aimed at mitigating the effects of rising commodity prices, but also blamed it for poor management that has allowed the current situation to escalate. Until now, the government has rejected any suggestions that it introduces …

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Chinese business community seek clarity on Uganda tax exemptions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chinese doing business in Uganda have today engaged the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) seeking clarification on several tax administration concerns, most notably how to get tax exemptions. In the meeting with URA officials, the business community under the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Uganda SINOCHAM …

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